Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

February 10, 2020

 

In Attendance,

            Members

Jeannie Demas. Chair

Jim Love, Secretary/Treasurer

Lester Mauch, Board Member

Joe Zanetti, Board Member

 

Staff & Guests

Judy Owens, Director

Mary Seppie, Assistant Director

Roy Lloyd, County Commissioner

 

Absent

Steve Shea, Vice-Chair

 

 

Introductions

Ms. Demas called the meeting to order at 5:00 with introductions. 

 

Approval of February Agenda and January Minutes

Mr. Mauch made a motion to approve the February agenda and the January minutes. Mr. Love second.  Motion carried.   

 

Financial Report

Mr. Love made a motion to approve A/P checks 13082-13103, Payroll checks 5303-5328 and transfers as listed on the transaction report..  Mr. Mauch second.  Motion carried. 

 

February Safety Meeting

Ms. Owens informed the Board that February’s safety will be a a refresher of some facts about  the opiod epidemic in Amercia.

 

Old Business

Audio/Video Stop Announcements (Route Buses)

Ms. Owens told the Board that she and Ms. Seppie are still working on getting the stop announcements for the fixed route buses.  She will keep the Board updated.

 

Road and Bridge Building at 1616 W. 2nd Street in Rock Springs, WY

Ms. Owens told the Board that she and Ms. Seppie met with Gene Legerski, Sweetwater County Public Works Director and looked at the current Road and Bridge building.  Ms. Owens and Ms.Seppie wanted to look at the building as the County may be moving those operations to another location in the future and the building may become available. 

 

New Business

Funding Request

Ms. Owens told the Board that STAR received the FY2021 funding request from the City of Rock Springs.  However, as happened last year, the request is due back to the City of RS before the Board meets again in March. At this time she and Ms. Seppie think that STAR should keep the requests the same as last year from the Cities and County and prepared the funding request as such.  The amount requested from the City of Rock Springs for FY2021 willl be $42,911.  Mr. Mauch made a motion to approve the funding request for $42,911 for the City of Rock Springs, and to approve the prior year amounts of $22,520 for the City of Green River and $131,100 for Sweetwater County. Mr. Love second.  Motion carried.

 

Board Comments

Commissioner Lloyed commeneded Ms. Owens on how she resolved a situation with a rider who had contacted him with a complaint.

 

Executive Session

No Executive Session was held.                    

 

Adjournment

Ms. Demas adjourned the meeting at 5:19 p.m.

 

 

Jeannie Demas , Chairwoman            __________________________________

           

Steve Shea, Vice-Chairman                            __________________________________

           

Mary Seppie, Recording Secretary                 ___________________________________

 

 

 Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

January 13, 2020

 

In Attendance,

            Members

Jeannie Demas. Chair

Steve Shea, Vice-Chair

Lester Mauch, Board Member

Joe Zanetti, Board Member

 

Staff & Guests

Judy Owens, Director

Roy Lloyd, County Commissioner

 

Absent

Jim Love, Secretary/Treasurer

Mary Seppie, Assistant Director

 

 

Introductions

Ms. Demas called the meeting to order at 5:00 with introductions. 

 

Approval of January Agenda and November Minutes

Mr. Shea made a motion to approve the January agenda and the November minutes. Mr. Mauch second.  Motion carried.   

 

Financial Report

Mr. Shea made a motion to approve A/P checks 13010-13081 with voids 13060-13068.  Mr. Mauch second.  Motion carried.  Mr. Shea made a motion to approve Payroll checks 5251-5302, and transfers as listed on the transaction report. Mr.Mauch second.  Motion carried. 

 

January Safety Meeting

Ms. Owens informed the Board that January’s safety will be an annual Drug Review Video.

 

Old Business

1st Place Performance Measures Award

Ms. Owens told the Board that STAR did receive the most points for WYDOT’s performance measures and came in 1st place.  The award for 1st place was $25,000.  The Board and Commissioner Lloyd congratulated Ms. Owens and thanked her for working to ensure STAR got as many points as possible on the performance measures.

 

 

New Business

Welcome to the New Assistant Director

Ms. Seppie was not able to attend the meeting, but Ms. Owens informed the Board that Ms. Seppie started full time on January 1st and will be learning all of Ms. Owens’s duties in the coming months.

 

Audio/Video Stop Announcements (Route Buses)

Ms. Owens told the Board that ADA requires that the stops on the route be announced.  There is a 5339 grant that STAR applied for already that is been allocated for this.  Ms. Owens said STAR’s current software (RouteMatch) does have an AVA module that STAR could purchase, but that she and Ms. Seppie are also looking to see if there are other software systems that may be able to provide the service for less cost to STAR.  Ms. Owens will keep the Board updated. 

 

Board Comments

There were no Board comments.

 

Executive Session

No Executive Session was held.                    

 

Adjournment

Ms. Demas adjourned the meeting at 5:12 p.m.

 

 

Jeannie Demas , Chairwoman            __________________________________

           

Steve Shea, Vice-Chairman                            __________________________________

           

Mary Seppie, Recording Secretary                 ___________________________________